Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
. the crane's owner also owns the crane in new york that collapsed during hurricane sandy. >> interesting there. >>> and speaking of sandy, one month after the month monster s the financial toll keeps growing. andrew cuomo says the repair for the state and new york city will top $32 billion. and the fallout continues at lipa, the long island utility company that's under fire for its slow response to the storm. another top executive and a board member have resigned. >>> and next door in new jersey, which suffered $30 billion in losses, governor chris christie just announced he is running for re-election. christie's won praise and newfound popularity with the handling of the storm. he will seek another term next year so he can continue leading the state through what is inevitably going to be a long recovery. >>> and a blast of wintry weather is slamming parts of the northeast this morning, creating a sloppy mess for millions of commuters. the storm is bringing snow to pennsylvania, new jersey and new york. that's going to be mixed with rain along the coast. it could delay sc
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
damage from super storm sandy saying insurance will only pay for $9 billion of the $19 kbrinl sandy did to the city. the storm killed 40 residents, left 10,000 homeless. bloomberg says he expects feds to antiy up. >> i believe that we're going to win. i still think we're going to get that stadium on the west side.%fyqt i'm an optimist. >> new york governor kuomo is asking washington for $42 chris christie is seeking $30 william. total is still less than $146 billion washington provided after hurricane katrina. >> up next, nasa announces it's longest space flight and american astronauts that will take part in the mission. >> giants will get a record bonus every player is paid, including suspended slugger melky cabrerra. >> michael finney q and a just head. i'll answer your questions here a little later. >> enjoy sun while you can. we have dense fog followed by stormy weather. we'll take a look at storms coming up. >> taking a look at traffic on the san mateo bridge. headlights are heading towards hayward and points east. traffic moving well now for drivers heading towards san mateo.
Nov 27, 2012 1:40am PST
report. >>> one month after hurricane sandy, there's an astounding new price tag on the storm. new york governor andrew cuomo estimates repairs for the state and new york city will top $32 billion. another $9 billion may be needed to prevent damage from future storms. cuomo says sandy affected many more people and places than did hurricane katrina. >>> next door in new jersey, which suffered $30 billion in losses, governor chris christie, just announce thad he's running for re-election. christie's won praise and new found popularity with his handling of hurricane sandy. he says he is going to seek another term next year. so he can continue leading the state through the long recovery. and he, won back in 2009 by 86,000 votes. so far no democratic challenger has put their name in the hat, but we're hearing rumbles of potentially newark mayor cory booker. >>> another popular politician who has kind of gained some voice on the national stage. should be interesting. i wonder how two things will impact him in terms of his standing within the gop. number one, of course, the famous scene o
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
sandy. >>> to the crisis in egypt. clashes have broken out in cairo hours before planned massive rally by opponents of the country's president. thousands are taking to the streets, throwing rocks, clashing with police near the u.s. embassy in tahrir square. angry protesters want president morsi to rescind decreases granting himself near absolute powers. morsi has tried to soften his position saying he is only increasing his powers temporarily. >>> palestinian officials say yasser arafat's remains have been reburied hours after being exhumed. it began early today under the cover of huge blue sheets. officials say samples were given to experts from switzerland, france and rush the former palestinian leader died of a stroke in 2004. the underlying cause remains a mystery. >>> visit to capitol hill by ambassador rice changing the mines of republicans who oppose her -- the minds of republicans who oppose her expected nomination to secretary of state. some say they are more troubled now than they were over her initial explanations about the deadly raid in benghazi. rice met behind closed doo
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
productses. done by super storm sandy is growing. the governor says the town reached $42 kbrinl. $32 million for repairs and resforation and $9 billion in preventative measures. kuomo says tax payers will seek disaster relief funds. >> still to come tonight at 6:00 a protest turns >>> overseas now a surprise announcement in israel bay. one of the top politicians is calling it quits. uhud barrack announced he will not seek reelection in jachblt zbrortz to polls january to 2. he had served as israeli prime minister from 1999 until 2001. egyptian president indicated today is he not backing down from a series of wide sweeping decrees issued on thursday that give sweeping powers and grants in immunity. opponents accuse him of acting like a dictator. >> dairy farmers took anger over low milk prices to the streets today. farmers soaked police with milk outside of the european union headquarters today, farmers demanding higher prices for milk which is being sold at below production costs. farm ministers due to meet on webs. -- wednesday. >> just ahead tonight case of the exploding cable box.
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
hurricane sandy. >>> and finally, we have been told not to cry over spilt milk. wasn't the case here, though. farmers upset that milk prices have gotten so low, they got the world's attention by spraying down riot police outside the european parliament in brussels belgium. the officers' tear gas no match for the fresh milk. and more milk protesting is expected today. let's hope they can work that out before it's too late. >> a messy scene. all right, josh. thanks so much. >>> now, to the government shutdown of the biggest organic peanut butter plant in the company. it's the same company that made peanut butter that sickened people in 20 states this year. and it was all set to reopen today, until this drastic federal order. abc's jim avila has the latest. jim? >> reporter: good morning, amy. this is a new, much more aggressive side of the fda we're seeing. making history, using new powers to shut down a business the government thinks is dangerous, without going to court. fda inspectors describe a horror show of a peanut butter plant in new mexico. a facility with a history of trouble.